Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

September 05, 2009
Winners of BERA/SAGE Practitioner Research Awards 2009 announced
Guidelines for new lecturers in teacher education and a virtual learning environment for supporting reading and poetry are the winning entries in the 2009 BERA/SAGE Practitioner Research Awards, announced today at the annual British Educational Research Association conference in Manchester.

Fear of insurance rejection deters potentially life saving genetic tests for bowel cancer
An Australian study of families with genetic risk of bowel cancer has found that 50 percent of participants declined genetic testing when informed of insurance implications.

Study examines the evolutionary fate of 'useless' traits
What happens when traits no longer give creatures a competitive edge?
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